Time Flies

Sheesh, feels like we were just complaining about 2014’s cold winter and now here we are in early September.  At least in NYC, the weather’s cooled off somewhat, but business is just warming up.  Soon hordes of salespeople will fill the streets of the city with bags brimming with samples. That said, I wanted to […]

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Summertime!

Summertime!

After a brutally long winter that never really seemed to want to let us go, summer has finally arrived in all its glory.  And, at least in the Northeast, glorious it is.  Warm but not too hot, with relatively low humidity so far, as of this writing (June 24th).  Let’s cross fingers and hope the […]

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Free Booze!

Yes, it’s that time of year again, when my wholesalers plop me down in front of a table and make me stand there like a human spigot. Granted, this is the part of the job I really love, where I get to interact with the vast, unwashed masses of humanity. Most of the time, it’s […]

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A Day in Saint Chinian

Where? Look at the map. If it looks like the middle of nowhere, then you’ve got the right idea. During my stay in Europe, I had a chance to pop over the border and visit my Saint Chinian producer, Clos Bagatelle. There, I was greeted by Luc and Christine, the brother and sister winemaking team […]

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Big News: A New Addition to the Portfolio!

OK, OK, I know, this isn’t huge news, but this doesn’t happen very often. I am infinitely picky and annoyingly slow at adding wineries to my portfolio, but then again that’s how I work, so deal with it. However, I am happy to announce that I have decided to add this winery, Clos Bagatelle, to […]

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